Ellen Degeneres Biography, Age, Family, Height, and Net Worth

Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She starred in the sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, which earned her a Primetime Emmy Award for “The Puppy Episode”.

The actress continues to mourn her friend and collaborator Stephen “Twitch” Boss. Her Twitter account is among the top most followed celebrity account in the world in 2023.

Date of Birth

Ellen was born on January 26, 1958.

Horoscope

The actress is an Aquarius.

Height and Weight

Ellen is 5 feet 5 inches tall

He is 64 Kg.

Net Worth

Forbes estimated DeGeneres’s 2020 earnings at US$84 million and her net worth at US$370 million, making her the 12th-highest-paid entertainer in the world.

In 2023, the actress’s net worth is approximately $500 Million

Property

On December 2022, the actress together with her husband purchased a stunning mansion in Santa Barbara California for $70 million.

According to public records, it is the priciest residential real estate deal in the history of Santa Barbara county.

Early life

Did you know?

1. The comedian was molested by her stepfather when she was 15 to 16 years. He used her mother’s recent breast cancer diagnosis as an excuse to touch her inappropriately, saying he needed to examine her breasts for lumps.

2. She once ran away from home and slept in the hospital all night long because her deceased stepfather had attempted to break into her bedroom.

3. DeGeneres graduated from Atlanta High School and briefly attended the University of New Orleans as a communication studies major.

4. The highest-paid entertainer in the whole world has done clerical work, waitressing, house painting, hostess, and Bartender jobs.

Is Ellen Degeneres still a Lesbian?

Yes, she is.

After the actress came out in 1997 as a lesbian, she became one the most beloved figures. A lot of lesbian websites were named after her. In 1997, together with her wife Portia de Rossi, they were voted as American favorite celebrity couple.

The two were married in 2008 after same-sex marriage was legalized in California,  and have recently celebrated their 14th marriage anniversary.

The two posted a video on Instagram that features several sweat memories that have occurred during their time together.

She captioned the Instagram post with a statement Portia made on their wedding day, “It’s good to be loved. It’s profound to be understood.” I love you, @portiaderossi. Happy 14!”

“We’ve grown together as a couple, and we really consider each other and put our relationship first,” de Rossi said in a love issue. “By doing that, you become a lot more solid. I can’t imagine spending time with anyone but her.”

Does Ellen Degeneres have children?

No, Ellen and her wife Portia have no children. Ellen wrote in People magazine in 2014 that although she believed they will be great parents, it is not for them.

She continued to state that they love her animals- and own several cats and dogs.

Career

Ellen is among the most popular show host in the world. She has hosted a lot of prominent shows including the Academy Awards, Primetime Emmys, and Grammy awards.

The comedian has also starred in many films such as Dr. Dolitte, Mr. Wrongs, Coneheads, Finding Dory, Finding Nemo, and a lot more.

Followers

The Actress has 130 million followers on Instagram and more than 76 million followers on Twitter as of 2023. She is among the top 13 most followed celebrities account on Twitter in the world

She has 11 million followers on TikTok

Awards

She has won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, 20 People’s Choice Awards (more than any other person), and numerous other awards for her work and charitable efforts.

In 2016, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In January 2020, DeGeneres received the Carol Burnett Award at the Golden Globes for her work on television, becoming the first recipient after its inaugural namesake Carol Burnett.

The actress has also received more than 33 Daytime Emmy Awards from her television talk show, ‘ The Ellen DeGeneres Show’.

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It’s been a month. I miss you tWitch.

♬ original sound – Ellen